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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 25th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Thursday May 25th 1989, the Autonomous Federation of Students sent 5 teams of students to various places around the country to network, the first headed by Wu’er Kaixi, had already … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 10th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Wednesday May 10th 1989, over 10,000 students and activists rode bicycles and pedi carts into downtown Beijing, stopping to rally at the headquarters of each of Beijing’s major media outlets. … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 27 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月27日: 21年前的今天:全国人大常委会委员长万里从美国返回后没有回北京,在上海发表书面讲话,表示拥护中央政治局常委会的重要决定。晚上七时,广场指挥部召开中外记者会,会上,我代表“首都各界爱国维宪联席会议”建议学生在5月30日结束静坐,撤离天安们广场。该建议被广场指挥部否决。 Wang Dan writes on 27 May 2010: 21 years ago today: Wan Li, the Chairman of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, returned from a visit to the US. Instead of going straight back to Beijing, he stopped … Continue reading

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